How to Keep Your Elastin Levels Up

How to Keep Your Elastin Levels Up

We’ve covered elastin and how it works together with collagen to provide your skin elasticity and stretching. Elastin focuses on firmness and plumpness of the skin. It’s not necessarily about how smooth your skin is and doesn’t remove sagginess, unlike collagen which can help remove wrinkles and fine lines. Rather, elastin helps your skin stretch and hold itself back into place with ease. This is an important part of keeping your skin youthful, so it’s important to learn how to keep your elastin levels up.

Improve Your Skin’s Elasticity

The things which can help you keep your skin’s elasticity are similar to that of collagen. This is a great benefit because you can focus on improving two of your skin’s functions using only one method. However, since elastin is found in the dermis, it’s essential that we focus on techniques that can impact this part of our body to ensure that we’re being benefitted and improving our elastin levels. Below are several ways to improve your skin’s elasticity and prevent the destruction of elastin:

  • Use of Amino Acids: Amino acids are basically long chains of proteins found in the body. Our body requires amino acids for proper function, as well as keeping elastin levels up. To gain more amino acids, look into using products that emphasize them, like our Dragon's Blood Sculpting Gel. Using them regularly can help improve your skin’s elasticity.
  • Peptides: Peptides are also amino acids and can potentially age in the growth of elastin, as found in a study conducted by a skincare manufacturer. You can find peptides in your skincare and anti-aging products, as well as our Swiss Apple Stem Cell Serum 3000 Solution. – This solution not only contains benefit peptides for your skin, but it also combats aging as a whole by using the rare ingredient ‘swiss apple’ to heal your skin. It’s definitely a product worth trying if you’re looking to regain your youthfulness.
  • Avoid Sun Damage: Sun damage is our enemy when it comes to anti-aging. When our skin is affected by sun damage, it needs to repair itself from the harmful rays. The problem with this is that every time a repairing process occurs in the skin, it loses more elasticity. So the more times your skin must heal itself, the less elastin you’ll have in your skin. This is why it’s important to take a preventative approach and shield yourself from the sunlight if you’re being overexposed. Once you’ve caused skin damage, there really is no going back, and your body is left to use the remaining elastin without producing more. Pay attention to when you’re outside for long and consider using sunscreen before you leave the house.

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There aren’t many ways to improve your skin’s elasticity as compared to other things, like collagen. However, the few ways mentioned can bring about results on your skin. It’s important to remember that your body’s elastin supply is rare and declines over time, which means you need to take great care of your skin to maintain your youthfulness.

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